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. there have been no mass killings since. the academy award winning filmmaker michael moore, the director of "bowling for columbine," response to the sandy hook massacre. >> there are crazy people and there are shootings and killings in norway and france and germany, but there hasn't been 61 mass killings like there have been in this country to a sense columbine. >> and the nra facebook page has gone dark. we will speak with lisa graves about big guns and big money. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. residents of newtown, connecticut, have begun holding the first of many kernels for the 27 victims killed in friday's shooting rampage at sandy hook elementary school. on monday, noah pozner and jack pinto, 06 years old, were laid to rest in small caskets. more funerals are slated today including two more 6-year-old victim's, james mattioli and jessica rekos. at the white house, president obama convened a meeting with top officials to discuss ways to respond to the newtown massacre, including potential proposa
for columbine." michael moore's academy award winning documentary, "bowling for columbine." current tv presents this important film tonight at 6 eastern followed immediately by an encore presentation. [ music ] >> broadcasting across the nation, on your radio and on current tv this is "the bill press show". >> on the east coast, it is six minutes after 6:00 on a friday morning. we can hearby confirm that the world has not ended. high hey, what the hell? good morning, everybody. welcome to the "full-court press" on a friday. ♪ alleluia. ♪ >> damn right. it's friday, december 21st. ♪ alleluia. ♪ >> this friday especially our favorite day here around "the bill press show". ♪ alleluia. ♪ >> bill: alleluia, indeed indeed. good to see you today. welcome to the "full-court press." coming out to you live all the way across this great land of ours, every little village and town and big city in america, from our studio here on capitol hill in washington, d.c. this friday morning, december 21st, now three days, three shopping days left until christmas. you d
is on taxes. so we ask again, what now? steven moore, steven moore writes for "the wall journal," also on the editorial board. welcome to you. >> hi, brooke. >> the way speaker boehner seemed to put it, if we heard it correctly, it is up to the democrats. the president, the senate democrats, to craft this tax and spending plan, i should say, that can please the house republicans or we're off the cliff. >> well, you know, the amazing thing about this whole debate going on now five or six weeks since the election was held in early november, the most amazing thing, here we are on what, december 21st and no close torrer to resolution. you raised an important point, brooke, that the house and senate are basically adjourned. they're gone until after christmas. and that leaves us, what, four or five days to settle this. >> ticking, right? right? >> so -- pardon me? >> time is ticking away. >> right, the clock is ticking and they don't get back until december 26th, december 27th. here is my prediction to you, brooke. i think they'll come to resolution on december 31. maybe a few hours before t
president obama. among those who spoke with academy award winning filmmaker, michael moore. >> [inaudible] the idea of how we incarcerate people in this country -- leonard is there for a crime he did not commit. he has served 37 years enslaved in a pen. what will history write about us and how to lock up some of our best people? there for the grace of god go you or i. i woke up today and i was inspired by his poetry, so i decided to write a poem for him. i will read it to you first and somehow i will get him on the phone and read it to him read. here goes. dear mr. president, please let leonard come home let him be home for christmas that would make my yuletide gay but his troubles be far, far away he has been gone some 37 years just think of what he has missed i want to take into ikea and see if he can figure out how to put together a coffee table imagine to gather i want to take them to starbucks and show him the difference between a grande and vinte. i want to bring into my home and let him watch the bachelorette and see if you can guess who gets the single red rose i want to go to cit
, not so much. bill: some of these warnings now the national debt is nearing dangerous levels. steven moore is here with the "wall street journal." what does it mean that the warnings are there, steve. >> the amazing thing about this debt. i was thinking when i first came to washington which was in the early 1980s, the debt level was about $2.5 trillion. now we are at 16.2 trillion. by the way every president goods back to dwight eisenhower has promised that they will balance the budget and the debt keeps getting bigger and bigger. the real tragedy is that over the last five years the debt has increased by almost $6 trillion. that is more money than was borrowed from 1776 through the year 1976. bill: that's ridiculous. >> it is a tragic situation. bill: what is the danger in this economically speaking for us. >> the danger is two fold. one is if you look at the budget right now and we continue on this pace of borrowing we are expected to do, trillion dollar deficits for as far as the eye can see we are looking at somewhere in the neighborhood of a trillion dollars each year bill in only ser
. there was a pro-gun control rally today, michael moore was there, other gun control advocates, immediately sending out a message saying this is the time to talk about gun control. but on the other side you had conservatives, erik erikson, immediately going on the defensive. republican mike huckabee said, we removed god from our schools. should we be so surprised that schools have become a place of carnage. josh horowitz, former director of the coalition to stop gun violence. i want to thank both of you for being with us. i am sure you know that mayor bloomberg has been on the forefront of gun control. he tweeted today that the president needs to send a bill to congress. >> well, there are already bills in place, we need to ban assault weapons again. we need to ban the massacre-style magazines that have up to 100 rounds that are not used to defend anyone. they're just used to massacre people. we need to close the gun show loophole, so that people cannot get guns without background checks. there are sensible, common sense things you can do that would help to end the gun violence in this country. we
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world. terrence moore is her, sports contribute to cnn.com and writer for mlb.com. let's start now. we're going to start with adrian peterson. adrian peterson, all right? running back for the minnesota vikings. making a run at the single season rushing record, a great achievement, but what makes his season such an amazing comeback? >> this guy is absolutely insane what he's doing, okay? tomorrow, don, marks the one-year anniversary of this guy severely busting up his left knee. three weeks after surgery, he was walking. eight weeks after surgery he was sprinting. now he's just amazing. you talk about the record, but more realistic than that, 100 yards rushing next week against the green bay packers, this guy will become only the seventh rusher ever to run for more than 2,000 yards in a given season. that's a lot. >> with a busted knee. >> at 27. could you do that? >> i couldn't do it with two good knees, some help, and another running back pushing me along with a go-cart, i so couldn't do that. let's turn the page now and talk about head coach of the indianapolis colts diagnosed with l
for business and he is he is isly during a fragile economic recovery. economist steve moore will be joining us in just a moment. heather: plus one side already claiming victory in egypt's controversial new constitution fight. the latest news coming out of cairo. that is coming up. to the best vacation spot on earth. (all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabam louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mis
on apparently the fiscal cliff negotiations. we'll get in depth on that with steve moore ahead. all these politics play out in washington, d.c. what about your money? we'll have that next on "happening now." you know that little 50-pound thingy at the doctor's office when they weigh you, and they have to move it over? my doctor does not have to do that anymore. [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. feels great. simple. effective. take that, 50 pound thingy. let's fight fat with alli. have a healthier holiday at letsfightholidayfat.com. jenna: there is breaking news. want to bring you back to the markets now. as they failed attempt at avoiding fiscal cliff sent stocks down. we're right around near the lows of session for the dow jones industrial average. there is a quick look at that we'll keep an eye on the markets. very volatile this time of year. significant that we're at this point now. also breaking this morning, house speaker john boehner is wrapping up remarks a short time a
solution. this comment by west harvard's superintendent tom moore. i come from a family of hunters. i'll ask for christmas after hearing wayne lapierre blame officials for the shooting is for my brothers to resign from the nra. they may have to go back to the drawing board to convince people it seeks meaningful change. i stepped on my statement a bit. what he said was he was speaking for the majority of gun owners and what they think. it was not true. we have data. views on gun control measures have changed. this is questions now on whether people support specific kinlds of gun control that wayne lapierre was asked about. the question of whether or not we should ban high capacity clips. 59% support, 38% oppose. on the question of banning semiautomatic handguns, 52% to ban them, 44% no. to ban handguns except to law enforcement, his position hold, 27 support it. it's not true that most americans oppose gun control. >> let's say we should call the nra the aka 47%. he doesn't speak for gun owners who are responsible. there's something interesting. if you notice when progressives and libe
" political editor. our guest is steven moore with "the wall street journal" leek then a look back at the columbine shooting. with the author of "columbine". >> if you work for them you would get a sometimes generous, sometimes overbearing, sometimes almost cruel boss. he didn't know how to apologize. which men of his age and class, they are not going to apologize to a young private secretary typist and he had a way of, sort of turning the tables and his version of an apology would be to say i'm a kind man and you are doing a good job today. but the issue was never settled. he always had to get the last word in. one night going through white hall a german bomb fell nearby and he should not have been out at all. his bodyguard pushed him into a doorway and a couple of his men were slightly wounded. churchill did not like to be touched. he said thompson, don't doe that. he said you should not be out here. he said i'm only doing this because i know you love to. reid was chosen to complete the final volume of the third voolyume of "churchill's last lion" sunday night on c-span's q&a. >>
in the united states in the year, 150 or 70 in germany. sigh was talking to michael moore last night. australia, a country of hunters, after a terrible mass killing in 1986, in a moment, they turn around, gun rocontrol, it goes zero. there are two issues here, one is gun controls and the cuts taking place around mental illness. we don't know particularly in this case, what adam lanza's condition was, but we know if we look at the string of killings takes place from aurora, on back, not to mention what happened this week. this is a very serious issue, that the issue of mental illness, its stigma, and the lack of support and our problems with health care in this country, you put these two together, and it is a perfect storm. gun control and helping to support people who are mentally ill in this country. >> what i find so disturb sergeant reaction is a always around the additional criminalizing, of those, least involved in the attack and the deaths. so we talk specifically about the importance of having more security in schools. so now 5-year-olds -- an armed policeman is what 5-year-olds need. ye
absolutely. this is the time. i saw a commentary -- i think michael moore put out -- which was saying, please, let's back off and let these families mourn. no, that's wrong. the families need us to take action so their loved ones should not have died in vain. the se we all are hurt. i'm deeply wrund wounded by this. i'm beside myself. as i keep telling people, making service, faith, connection with people, that's going to get us through. and here now is an opportunity for all of us to gather as a community and make a difference. >> dr. drew, thanks very much for coming in. >> thanks, wolf. >> and please be sure to watch dr. drew "on call" on our sister network, hln. >>> when it comes to the fiscal cliff, president obama said should -- and i'm quoting him now, just take the deal. up next, we'll take a closer look at why the president and house speaker john boehner seem to be talking past one another. >>> and this is not a situation that i'm unwilling to compromise. this is not a situation where i'm trying to rub their face in anything. >> the president will have a decision to make. he can call
with stephen dinan. our guest is stephen moore with "the wall street journal." then a look back at columbine shootings with david cullen. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c- span. >> as president obama begins his second term, what are the most important issues to consider in 2013? tell us. >> kagel you are in grade 6-12, make a video about what you would like to say to the president. >> get your chance to win the grand prize of $5,000. the deadline is january 18. for more information, go to studentcam.org. >> today, president obama nominated senior massachusetts senator john kerry for secretary of state. he is a vietnam war veteran and chairman of the senate foreign lakers -- senate foreign relations committee. this is just under 10 minutes. >> good afternoon, everyone. you know, when i took office, our nation was engaged in two wars and al qaida was entrenched in their safe havens. many of our alliances were frayed and america's standing in the world had suffered. over the past four years, we've begun a new era of american leadership. we ended the war in iraq. we pu
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